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Jean Fox Clippard Obituary
Jean Fox Clippard

Jean Fox Clippard died December 27, 2013.

Born June 29, 1927 to Mildred Cress and Edward Benedict Fox. Preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, General Bernard Cole "Buster" Clippard, and by her brothers, Edward Cress Fox of Santa Barbara, CA, Dr. David Benedict Fox of Memphis and Nashville, and Edward Benedict Fox, Jr. of Hot Springs, AR.

She is survived by her three sons, Bernard "Scooter" Jr. (Fran), Richard Fox (Norma), both of Nashville and Van Cress (Ann) of Greensboro, NC; grandchildren, Kathryn McClelland (Collin) of St. Louis, MO, Mary Brette, Candace, Elizabeth "Lizzy", Van Cress, Jr., Richard Cole and Nancy Elizabeth; great-grandchildren, Pierce and Liam McClelland.

She and Buster married July 19, 1947 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Memphis, then moved to Jackson, TN where he was in the automobile business, Dick Clippard Lincoln and Mercury. While in Jackson, she became woman's editor of the Jackson Sun and while raising her sons, loving their activities, and enjoying tennis and bridge as her past times. They attended St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

A Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at St. George's Episcopal Church, with The Rev. Dr. Leigh Spruill officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Living and Learning, 1979 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN 37064; St. Luke's Community Center, 5601 New York Ave., Nashville, TN 37209; or St. Georges Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205.

Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home, (615) 327-1111.



Published in The Jackson Sun on Jan. 1, 2014
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